On Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo threw in the towel in Democrats’ recent efforts to raise New York State’s minimum wage. Citing unshakeable opposition to the measure in the Republican-controlled State Senate, Cuomo said the proposed increase in the minimum hourly wage from $7.25 to $8.50 was not going to happen this year.
Monthly Archives: May 2012
An NYPD officer threatened to sexually assault several young men by telling him “my dick will go in your mouth and come out your ear.”
Dr. Michael McGill is superintendent of Scarsdale Public Schools, a district among the little “Finlands” of New York State. Educators in his district were quoted widely in a media dust-up concerning a state test question about “talking pineapples”. The incident cast a pall over the expansion of mandated testing from four to six days. In 2001, Scarsdale educators…
After a four-month hiatus, the NYaltnews Radio show returns to the Internet (the show was broadcast as Left of the Hudson Radio from 2009-2011). The show, featuring Cliff Weathers and guests, will now be part of the Spreaker network of podcasts and Internet radio shows. Past guest of the show included Attorney General Eric Schneiderman,…
A secretive group gave more than $44 million in 2010 to other tax-exempt groups, many of which spent millions on TV ads attacking Democrats
Nurses at a NYC hospital failed to notice a patient was disconnected from a cardiac monitor until after his heart had stopped.
The media coverage of proposed fracking rules focused so heavily on disclosure of chemicals that it overlooked the toughest provisions.
State Senator David Carlucci says County shouldn’t raise taxes on overburdened residents.
Mitt Romney’s denials about his brutal attack on classmate are as despicable as the original crime.
Call your New York State Senator and tell them to take action to ensure safe-swimming waters.